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Scientific Director
Categories Account Management, Medical Writing and Editorial, Other
Salary Competitive + benefits
Location West London
Job Information

SSR is working on a new opportunity for a Scientific Director to join a global health comms agency based in West London.


This role would suit a highly experienced scientific expert with strong marketing skills, able to ensure the agency’s work is both scientifically accurate and strategically aligned with client objectives. You should have a background in healthcare with a desire to work strategically.

Key Responsibilities:

• Provide key scientific insight to support in the strategic development of brands
• Understand scientifically complex therapeutic areas, and be able to acquire knowledge quickly in new therapy areas where required
• Lead the development of scientific content on assigned brands, including overseeing and guiding scientific brand strategy
• Apply knowledge of healthcare/pharmaceutical industry and regulatory and code of practice constraints
• Detect and anticipate strategic inconsistencies or potential problems and work to develop solutions
• Work closely with digital, creative, studio, scientific/medical writing and account management teams as required to ensure they understand and operate in line with strategic plans
• Attend and contribute to strategically and creative-led meetings both internally and with clients

Key Experience:
• Educated to PhD or MD level
• Considerable experience in healthcare agency environments in scientific/medical roles
• Scientific strategy experience in the healthcare environment
• Experience in the pharmaceutical sector

West London


Keywords Scientific Director, SD, Editorial Director, Principal Medical Writer, Health Comms, West London
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